Buddhist Faith Fellowship Podcast

These podcasts are weekly talks given on many different subjects of Buddhism, mostly with a Shin Buddhist slant

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Non Violent Communication Workshop with Dr. Sean Ross


Non-violent Communication (NVC) is a powerful method for creating heart to heart connection in our relationships so that our needs get met in an empathetic way. In a Buddhist context, we learn to see the beautiful enlightenment nature of everyone around us and so enter the pure land, where all experiences teach the dharma and we are surrounded by Bodhisattvas and Devas urging us on...


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 2016-06-12  n/a
 
 

Non Violent Communication Talk with Dr. Sean Ross


What if we could see the beautiful needs behind all human behavior? What if we could learn to touch what was present and alive in us even during difficult circumstances? With the Buddha's eyes and ears, the whole world speaks peace. Among the pioneers in developing and teaching this kind of consciousness, Marshall Rosenberg developed a communication method known as Non-violent communication, or NVC. Dr...


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 2016-06-12  n/a
 
 

Great Living Seminar with G. Bermant PhD


The Great Living Seminar explores the classic Shin Buddhist text, Tannisho, the sayings of the foremost and founder teacher of the Shin tradition, Shinran Shonin. This new translation into modern American English with its rich commentaries brings to life the heart of this extraordinary path that is open to anyone, at anytime.


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 2016-06-05  n/a
 
 

Promises in Religious Time


How are we to consider promises of redemption or salvation that are to take place in the indeterminate future as a result of acts accomplished in the distant or even immemorial past? This is a question that vexes many if not all religions. The down-to-earth talk is an introduction to this mystery using examples from Biblical and Buddhist traditions. Presented by our special guest teacher, Gordon Bermant PhD.


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 2016-06-05  n/a
 
 

Honens Path to Bliss (Part 2)


Part 2 of this seminar explores the central message of Honen, the 13th century Japanese spiritual revolutionary, with wonderful depth to bring out the brilliance and simplicity of the Buddhist Pure Land Way. Importantly, students learn about how Buddhism can be a practical and liberating spiritual path for ordinary people living in the 21st century. Presented by Gary Link.


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 2016-03-13  n/a
 
 

Inconceivable Compassion


This week's dharma talk is titled Inconceivable Compassion, with guest speaker and Dharma Teacher Gary Link, from Chuang Yen Monastery, New York. The talk and subsequent Q and A, will cover the basis of the teachings and practices of the great 13 century Japanese master, Honen Shonin. The talk will cover the essence of the genuine heart, inconceivable grace and compassion, and how the simple practice of the nembutsu can transform your life.


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 2016-03-13  n/a
 
 

Honens Path to Bliss (Part 1)


Part 1 of this seminar explores the central message of Honen, the 13th century Japanese spiritual revolutionary, with wonderful depth to bring out the brilliance and simplicity of the Buddhist Pure Land Way. Importantly, students learn about how Buddhism can be a practical and liberating spiritual path for ordinary people living in the 21st century. Presented by Gary Link.


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 2016-02-14  n/a
 
 

Pure Land Buddhism Overview


Gary Link, a regular lecturer at Chuang Yen Monastery and trustee of the Buddhist Association of the United States, gives a Dharma Talk on Pure Land Buddhism.


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 2016-02-14  n/a
 
 

How to Practice Boundless Love


May you be happy May you be safe May you be strong May you live with ease. Buddhism teaches about practicing unhindered loving-kindness as a key component in practicing the path. Metta, a word derived from the Pali language or maitri in Sanskrit, is translated as benevolence, friendliness, kindness or universal love. Beyond the concept, Metta Bhavana (practice) is an ancient and popular systematic practice of universal love. It is a powerful way to open and soften the heart...


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 2015-08-30  n/a
 
 

Absolute Grace


Buddhism teaches that the Light of Great Compassion cannot be obstructed and her door is open to whoever wants to enter. There is neither judgement nor membership criterion not even sincere intention is needed to be spiritual reborn in the Realm of Infinite Light and Life aka Nirvana. People who are embraced by this unhindered grace are naturally transformed into loving and compassionate beings. Love is not a skill. Love is a response...


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 2015-08-16  n/a